Woman who played part in kidnapping asks judge for mercy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Luz Huyo walked into a Lee County courtroom today to ask a judge if she could leave jail temporarily, under guard, to visit her home to straighten out her affair..
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County Claims: Justified or Ridiculous?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - From potholes, to palm fronds, every now and then the county is asked to pay for damage to someone's property. Our CALL FOR ACTION investigation uncovered risk m..
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Fla. lawmakers set to override Gov. Crist's vetoes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers are poised to do something they haven't done in 12 years and that they've accomplished only twice in the last 24 - override a governor's ..
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Feds delay implementation of controversial water quality rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The federal government is delaying the implementation of new rules on releasing nutrients into Florida waters. The Environmental Protection Agency is granti..
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Cape Coral 'missing' 1 million dollars worth of fuel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - City officials in Cape Coral released a report Monday morning that said the city is unable to account for more than one million dollars worth of fuel in the last..
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Couple found dead in apparent murder suicide identified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Linda Ouellet, DOB 8-16-59 and John Ouellet, DOB 8-31-55 were found dead in their home Saturday night. On Saturday, November 6, 2010, at approximately 10:1..
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18 arrested in Fort Pierce high school brawl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - Eighteen students have been arrested after a brawl broke out at a Fort Pierce high school. St. Lucie County authorities say the fight broke out about 11:30..
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Authorities search for people aboard motor boat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for people who may be aboard a possibly sinking 33-foot motor boat off Cape Canaveral. The distress call went out Sunday after..
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NASA finds 4th crack on space shuttle fuel tank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has found a fourth crack in the fuel tank for space shuttle Discovery. Discovery's final mission remains on hold as engineers and technicians work ..
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Woman gets 25 years in missing baby case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for hiding a missing infant under bed in box in her home last year. Susan Baker was sentenced Monday..
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2 people hit by car that crashed into post office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A woman and her baby granddaughter were hit by a car that crashed into a South Florida post office. Authorities say the elderly driver lost control of her vehicle and ..
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New Lee County school board members to take oath Tuesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  The majority of the Lee County School Board will change this week.Three new school board members will be sworn into office on Tuesday.The new school board ..
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Body found in Charlotte County canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 10:56 a.m. this morning concerning a body floating face down in a canal behind a roofing bus..
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Six children honored with ''Do the Right Thing'' award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Tuesday, November 16, 2010 the Fort Myers Police Department’s “Do The Right Thing” program will honor six children for their good deeds. Chi..
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Fla officer charged with battery after hotel fight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - An off duty Coral Gables police officer has been charged after getting into a fight with a hotel employee in the Florida Keys. According to an arrest warrant ..
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Teens thwart would-be robber, lock him in store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Two teenage brothers thwarted a would-be robber by wrestling a gun from him and locking him inside a southwest Florida convenience store. According to a pol..
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DUI stop nabs Ohio man wanted for attempted murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A DUI stop in southwest Florida has led authorities to a suspect wanted for the 2003 shooting death of a 23-year-old Ohio man. Hillsborough County Deputy Felix M..
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EPA reveals Fla. water pollution rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The federal Environmental Protection Agency for the first time has set water pollution standards for a state. The Florida rules unveiled Monday are part of..
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Wesley Snipes to argue for new trial in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys for Wesley Snipes will try to convince a central Florida judge the actor deserves a new trial arguing the jury was biased. A hearing was scheduled Mond..
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Former inmate sues over baby's death in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A former Collier County jail inmate whose baby died while she was behind bars is suing the jail's medical provider and the sheriff. Joan Laurel Small, now known..
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